Xylophonists from Vondiel and Donyɛ
Photo: The Bole-Wa road through Tuna.
Map: Interactive map of approximate location of primary research areas. (Google 2011).
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Photo: Saanti’s house in Vondiel.
Video: Women and girls preparing shea butter to a rhythmic pulse in Vondiel.
Photo: Saanti explaining his compositions beneath the mango trees in Vondiel.
Photo: Saanti retelling his family history in Vondiel.
Audio: Old cassette of El Vuur performing Lubile Prai.
Photo: View of Donyɛ from the roof of Sandaar’s house.
Photo: Vuur’s sons and grandchildren at his grave in Donyɛ.
Audio: Old cassette of El Vuur performing several compositions from the funeral cycle, starting with Saan Di Bieko.
Photo: Vuur Compound in Donyɛ.
Photo: Vuur Sandaar playing kogyil in Donyɛ.
Photo: Sandaar carving a xylophone key in his workshop.
Photo: El Vuur’s sons discussing the conflicts they each face.
Mwan performing an excerpt of Darikpon on two kogyile in Donyɛ.
Photo: Vuur Mwan reflecting upon the texts of his compositions in Donyɛ.